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Austin on January 2nd, 2013

A few months ago, I went to the Burning Man festival in Nevada.  This was my third year and as always, it was a hugely inspirational experience. It gave me some time to reflect on what I’m doing with my life and inspired me to write this post.  I originally jumped into the tech startup […]

Continue reading about Why we do what we do

Austin on May 20th, 2012

I recently hiked the 96 mile Maah Daah Hey trail with my mom and brother.  It was one of the most physically challenging yet rewarding things I have ever done.  As I was hiking, I couldn’t help but notice how analogous this backpacking trip was to building a startup. The trip was NOT easy.  I […]

Continue reading about One Milepost at a Time

The majority of people believe it is too difficult, or even impossible, to actually “work” while embarking on long-term world travel. “How could you possibly accomplish anything productive and bring in income while constantly on the move?” If you are part of this group of naysayers, I’ve got news for you: A growing number of […]

Continue reading about Working in Sprints: The secret to Remote Entrepreneurship and Ultra Mobility

(Itacaré, Brazil – 2010) There is nothing more daunting while traveling the world than checking in to find a full email inbox.  The same goes for Facebook and Twitter communications!  The following are 8 tips I’ve found to help minimize trivialities and keep from feeling overwhelmed when I get online for the first time after […]

Continue reading about Preparing your Online Presence for Long Term Travel

I had the honor of doing an interview with Carlos Miceli from OwlSparks last week.  Carlos is a great friend and colleague and we had a fun discussion.  Here are some of the topics we cover in the video: Thoughts on minimalism and mobile lifestyle Taking a break from blogging to focus on entrepreneurship first […]

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Austin on March 24th, 2011

It’s been repeated like a broken record, and I’m sure I’ve repeated it many times through this blog:  Entrepreneurship is a roller coaster.  You have extreme highs and extreme lows.  If you are not manic-depressive before going into entrepreneurship, there is a good chance you will be on the other end.  The highs outweigh the […]

Continue reading about The Bottom of the Roller Coaster

Just like when a professor takes tenure in academia, it is also appropriate for a blogging entrepreneur to take time away from blogging. I haven’t written a post for over 7 months, and before that, my posts were pretty sparse.  In a lot of ways, my online presence died. The thing is, my blog has […]

Continue reading about How (and why) to Kill Your Online Presence: An Entrepreneur’s Tenure